Nationally Ranked in Diabetes
UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked in the nation’s top 25 best hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology care according to U.S. News & World Report for 2018-19.
At the Diabetes Self-Management Education Services program at UT Southwestern Medical Center, our specialists work to help patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes effectively control their diabetes and reduce or eliminate complications.
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Services program at West Campus Building 3 provides education and resources to help patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes effectively control their diabetes and reduce or eliminate complications.
We offer a wide variety of educational services (in English and Spanish) for patients and their families. From initial consultation through long-term follow-up care, our patients receive comprehensive treatment and education for effective diabetes management, including information on:
- Diabetes during pregnancy
- Insulin initiation
- Insulin pump program
- Renal program
Learn more about our diabetes management services.
On the day of your appointment, please arrive 30 minutes early to allow time for parking and registration. We will do our best to see you at your scheduled appointment time.
Please bring the following items to your appointment:
- Current insurance card
- Method of payment
- Current medications
- Relevant past medical records, if available
- Completed paperwork, if you received forms before the visit
To facilitate ongoing communication, we recommend patients enroll in MyChart, which allows patients to communicate directly with doctors, request prescription refills, update contact information, view test results, and request clinic appointments. Sign in or sign up for MyChart.
For a seamless patient experience, West Campus Building 3 has a patient service center that can draw blood for all orders that might be requested at the appointment.
Canceling an Appointment
If you need to cancel an appointment, please call the clinic 24 to 48 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patients who might be waiting for an appointment.